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FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
knew within two or three days that this was a terror attack, except the obama white house. five sunday shows. the president two days later can't answer if it's a terrorist attack. call him out o on it, and it's race card, four more years. >> you can't color-code criticism. this is nothing to do with her skin color, susan rice. it's all about her competency. she misled the american people. that is what happened. americans want answers. those poor families of these american heroes who were killed, playing the race card that is totally taken that off the table and the debate has been shifted to someone's race when in fact it has nothing to do with race. >> sean: michael, i've known you a long time. we disagree on politics. you don't play the race card. in all the time i've known you, you're never come on this program and said something that is racial or accused republicans that you disagree with of having some type of racist motives. isn't there a danger in the strategy that, you know, the dog whistle strategy of msnbc commentators, for example? >> yes. it has nothing to do with race or g
PBS
Nov 26, 2012 5:30pm PST
? >> that's right. obama won the support of young white voters four years ago. that group, 18-29-year-old white voters tilted the other direction this year. they favored romney by a somewhat slim margin. but they don't make up that big of a share of the young voters. what kept obama in such strong standing is the fact this age group is so diverse. >> suarez: when people talk about the changing face-off america, you see it more in the 18-29s than any of the other age? >> absolutely. this generation, 42% of voters in 18-29 were nonwhite, 58% were white. that is far different from the folks 30% and older. those nonwhite voters continue to back democrats very strongly as they have in previous elections and they make up an enormous part of this age group, and that was a big factor for obama. >> suarez: so in your analysis, are there states where this vote clearly made the difference? >> in a close state almost any vote can make a difference, but there's no question keeping that youth vote was yackal to obama in four states, ohio, florida, virginia, and pennsylvania. obama lost by a slim ma
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 9:00am PST
president takes oath of office he meets with president obama at the white house. nieto wants to talk about trade, manufacturing, energy deals between mexico and the united states. wolf blitzer sat down with him for an interview a couple of hours ago. more on that in a bit. mexico's president-elect wants to update the conversation between his country and the united states. he's talking about the drug wars, security, immigration, all of those things on the agenda. millions of people in both countries are affected by the decisions that he and president obama make and it's time to redirect the relationship. how do they do it? cnn contributor ruben navaret. you wrote a to-do list for both leaders. what does the new president of mexico, what does he need to do? >> right. i think, suzanne, one of the thing his needs to do is reframe the relationship and redefine the paradigm. the case that mexico comes to the was asks for certain things, recently for $1.4 billion in funding under the initiative to help fight the drug war. i think the conversation needs to turn around and mexico needs t
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm PST
obama had lost the popular vote and still won the white house, i think you would have had a very different reaction from obama, and i think that in the year 2000 if al gore had been able -- if the shoe had been on the other foot and gore had become president while bush got the popular vote, he would have responded differently, he would have acknowledged that, and he would have wanted to do something about it. that has to change at some point, and it's going to have to change after -- probably after both sides' oxen are gored. >> you think we're going to get a change in our constitution to make it a popular vote? >> you don't need it to be the constitution. but on this business of what would have happened if obama had lost the popular vote and still won the white house, i think you would have had a very different reaction from obama and i think in the year 2000 if al gore had been able -- if the shoe had been on the other foot and al gore became president while bush got the popular vote, he would have responded differently. he would have acknowledged that and he would have wanted
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 9:00pm EST
startof the lame-duck session. president obama spoke to harry reid over the phone about the fiscal cliff over the weekend. the white house is making it clear today that the president won't sign a bill that extends tax cuts for those earning $250,000 a year in social security. it will not be part of the fiscal cliff. so we are going to talk about the compromise. we have a congress and to talk about this with us. >> and you for having me cheryl: or a little bill? >> we were waiting and hoping to compromise with its administration. but they they would just never come to the table. >> these democrats want to continue spending on social programs, republicans don't want tax cuts to be touched. you think we can have coromise from both sides on each of these issues? the rhetoric that we are hearing on a television screen is pretty negative. >> he did say that we want and the republicans will reach out to less. cheryl: after the last election, the november election, it was a referendum on many republicans. some of them walked away and said, okay, we did not get the senate back, we are moving forw
PBS
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
increases at the start of 2013. from the white house came word that president obama will try to build public pressure on congress to raise taxes on the wealthy and prevent tax hikes for everyone else. white house spokesman jay carney. >> well, the president believes very strongly that the american people matter in this debate. because this debate is about them. the question of whether or not taxes go up on 98% of american tax payers is a very important to ordinary americans. it is not just a matter for discussion between the president and the senate minority leader. or other congressional leaders. >> brown: to that end the president met privately today with small business owners. on friday he'll travel to the philadelphia area to speak further on the issue. not to be outdone, house republicans said they'll meet with small business owners and workers in their districts arguing against the president's plan. in the senate republican my ontario leader mitch mcconnell dismissed the president's new tactics. >> as we head into the fiscal cliff negotiations, my advice to the president would b
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
campaign. live pictures of the white house are president obama will meet today with 15 small business owners. the first of a series of meetings this week as the administration puts the pressure on congress to make a deal. the "washington post" reporting the talks are accelerating between president obama and top congressional leaders, including john boehner who was on the phone with the president over the weekend. the white house's pr campaign is being buoyed along by warren buffett who is voicing support for tax hikes for americans just like him. >> i think it would have a great effect in terms of the morale of the middle class who have seen themselves paying high payroll taxes, income taxes and then watched guys like me end up paying a rate that's below that, you know, paid by the people in my office. >> joining me now is wisconsin's republican senator ron johnson. senator, it's great to have you with us this morning. and as we talk about what's taking place in washington, d.c. right now, the million dollar question is all concerns around senators lindsey graham, saxby chamb
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
investigation of the deadly attack in the consulate in benghazi. in an hour president obama meeting with mexico's president-elect at the white house to discuss border security, immigration and trade. we'll get a preview. a record powerball jackpot soars higher for tomorrow night's big drawing. we'll tell you how much it's worth now. it's a story around the "news nation" for you. check out the tumblr page. you find behind the scenes pictures. we have to update the picture, because today -- tomorrow they reveal the big tree. that scaffolding is no longer up. we'll take a new picture and have it updated for you in the break. oh, let me guess --ou see this? more washington gridlock. no, it's worse -- look, our taxes are about to go up. not the taxes on our dividends though, right? that's a big part of our retirement. oh, no, it's dividends, too. the rate on our dividends would more than double. but we depend on our dividends to help pay our bills. we worked hard to save. well, the president and congress have got to work together to stop this dividend tax hike. before it's too late. preg
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
of the list according to the white house immigration reform. president obama won more than two-thirds of the latino vote. the administration believes that should be a wake-up call for republicans to get on board with a bill about the border. a new abc news poll shows a majority of americans support a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already on u.s. soil. is this issue finally fertile ground in washington? let's spin about it. i don't think we can eliminate or separate the immigration discussion from the drug war, which stretches across the united states and mexico. part of the immigration discussion and the drug war wrapped up in this fear of, you know, drugs, violence, poor folks participating and escaping from the drug war coming here. america is slowly moving against the war on drugs. it's kinld of amazing to see this movement. we see colorado and washington creating a very liberal open policy, california striking down their three-strikes law. that says let's not have nonviolent drug offenders go away to jail for a long time. judges and police say this is a losing
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
. >>> president obama meeting with incoming president of mexico enrique pena nieto this hour at the white house. really this is a chance to reset the agenda between these two countries, these two of course we're neighbors with which in rekrenlt years dominated by thorny issues like immigration, fight against illegal drugs, security, et cetera. i want to talk about this with shannon o neil, author of "two nations indivisible," shannon, welcome. of course i read your piece in usa today and i thought it was interesting you point out the biggest challenge of all the challenges we could choose in terms of issues facing the u.s. and mexico you say is skewed perceptions. give me examples. >> well, it is interesting. a poll just came out that was done of u.s. perceptions of mexico. when you look at the results, almost one out of every two americans when they thought of mexico thought of drugs. they also thought of corruption, poverty. majority said mexico is a problem, not a partner for the united states. and while this is one serious reality of mexico, particularly the security situation and the
CBS
Nov 27, 2012 12:00pm PST
anyone in the obama administration intend to mislead the american people. the white house worked to reinforce that tuesday. >> ambassador rice has no responsibility for collecting, analyzing and providing intelligence. >> reporter: acting cia director michael morrell joined rice's capitol hill meeting to help her field questions. danielle nottingham cbs 5. >>> president obama is making a public case this week for his approach to avert the "fiscal cliff." he is meeting today and tomorrow with small business owners and middle class families and he will visit a small business in pennsylvania on friday. negotiations with republicans continue behind closed doors. a democratic senator says his side is willing to discuss reform of medicare and medicaid. >> the math just doesn't work anymore. not because the programs are bad but because thank goodness we're living longer. >> republicans are signalling they're open to compromise but so far, they still oppose the president's idea to raise taxes on the wealthy. instead, republican leaders want to limit tax deductions and loopholes without an a
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am PST
. president obama welcomes mexico's president-elect to the white house this afternoon. in a recent washington post editorial, he said the two countries need to focus on more than just drugs and security. his top priority is strength strengthening economic ties to the u.s. >>> cyber monday sales rose 20% according to the ibm benchmark survey. xpirion says amazon's kindle and kindle fire, uggs, ipads, ipod touch, legos and wii. cyber monday sales reached $1.5 billion this year. quick check of the markets. u.s. stock futures are flat. durable goods about six minutes out. home prices, consumer confidence. european markets are higher after officials there agreed on bail-out terms for greece late last night. >> that's big news potentially. >> it is big news. >>> like mother, like daughter. anna nicole's 6-year-old daughter is following in her mother's footsteps, modeling for fashion label guess. saying dannielynn has the same playful spirit her mother had. >>> to explain her mischaracterization of the benghazi attack and the confusing messaging in the weeks after. did she convince them,
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 11:00am PST
cliff. we have tracie potts with details from washington. >> reporter: today, president obama meets with small business leaders. a new white house economic report warns if tax breaks go away, the average middle class family will owe uncle sam $2,200 next year. >> middle class families should see an extension of the tax cuts. >> reporter: some republicans who have been dead set against raising taxes on anyone now hint they may consider other options. >> we have been open to revenue by closing loopholes as long as it is tied to spending cuts and pro-growth tax reform that broadens base. >> you don't raise rates. you cap the amounts of eitemize deductions. >> reporter: america is borrowing too much money trying to keep social security and medicare afloat. >> there will come a point in time where we can't borrow anymore money and interest rates will sky rocket. >> this congress is already one vote away from avoiding the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: and no word yet on when the next white house meeting will happen. tracie potts, nbc news, washington. >>> thank you. the governor of new york
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 7:00pm EST
dictator. just a week ago praised by the obama administration for brokering a ceasefire in gaza, and now the white house is silent on the more -- coupe. middle east expert professor hoover institute senior fellow "wall street journal" as columnist among our guests here tonight. we begin with the president's broad based strategy to conduct our right class warfare against the republican party on the issue of taxes and the fiscal cliff. the white house today released a report from the council of economic advisers. that report claims that if republican lawmakers don't accept the president's fiscal proposals they would be responsible for destroying christmas for the nation's retail sector. the national retail federation is forecasting that holiday sales will grow. if congress does not act on the president's plan to extend tax cuts for the middle-class and jobs in our economy at the most important time of the year for retail stores. as the president uses similar scare tactics to bully republicans into a deal press secretary jay carney today made clear where the president himself simply ref
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 4:00am EST
abnormal. meanwhile the white house says president obama called house speaker john boehner and harry reid this weekend for avoid efforts on fiscal cliff. on wednesday president obama will seek more input from top ceos, including gold man's lloyd blankfein and caterpillar's doug owner hill man. a number will travel to washington to try to reach a deficit cutting deal as part of the fix the debt campaign. so all things fiscal cliff still pre-dominate. we have a time clock that's quickly running out. how important is it that we get an agreement before the end of the year? >> this is like the debt ceiling argument. people got into a panic. that's something we even imposed on ourselves to decide that the debt shouldn't go too high. so it's not a bad thing. same with the fiscal cliff. what are we saying with the fiscal cliff? we're saying the economy might be revealed to be what it's actually doing because we'll take away the artificial supports because we think it's held any enough now to maybe after itself. that might entail a step drop because at the moment we're giving these tax breaks
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 5:00pm EST
when they do go to the white house that obama and boehner have a good framework agreed to. and then there is a -- two weeks of negotiations. and then there will be a week between obama and boehner where they hammer up. and then a week where they take it back to the house representatives man by man and get the votes. as you saw in the movie lincoln it is a painful process. >> sounds like do you think we will watch it being made? we will have the headlines every single day. they talked about the first bill failed and then we got the tarp two weeks later. >> thanks for stopping by. larry mcdonald. let's head back to head quarters. >>> big earnings after the close. fourth quarter 64 cents a share. in terms of guidance the company said to expect 62 to 67 cents. that includes 6 cents of intangibles. they are looking for a total net sales growth of 14% to 18% year over year. gmcr reiterated its 2013 outlook. the streets definitely liked these numbers up 23%. >> green mountain. the options market was pricing it at plus or minus 20% move essentially. >> this is i guess, the quarter was great
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
deadline. >> since our country voted to return president obama to the white house, i have spoken often about compromise. i remain optimistic that, when it comes to our economy, when it comes to protecting middle-class families from a whopping tax hike, republicans and democrats will be able to find common ground. president dwight eisenhower, a republican, once said, "people talk about the middle of the road as though it were unacceptable. there have to be compromises. the middle of the road is all usable space." so said white house and higher. -- dwight eisenhower. too often, we face off, not realizing that the solution rests somewhere in the middle. i remind everyone of one fact. this congress is one vote away from avoiding a fiscal cliff for middle-class families and small businesses. we can solve the greatest economic emergency facing the nation today if only the house would consent the senate-passed bill freezing -- freezing tax rates. as thomas jefferson said, "we should not put off tomorrow what we can do today." our legislation would give economic certainty to the middle c
NBC
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
today that president obama meets with small business leaders. what does the white house think will happen to the middle class if that deal isn't reached? >> reporter: well, the white house is concerned about the spending power of the middle class. they came out with a report yesterday that essentially said consumer spending is going to take a $200 billion hit if we don't get away from this fiscal cliff, if we don't pass these tax rates. in other words, the extra $2200 that they calculate every middle class family is going to have to pay in taxes next year is $2200 less that they'll have to spend and boost the economy. >> exactly. everyone might turn a little more conservative with their spending, at least this holiday season. whose side do you think the public is on? >> reporter: well, it depends on who you ask. now, there is a new survey out that says 65% of the public agrees with republicans saying we shouldn't raise tax rates, we should instead close up these loopholes and limit tax deductions. but keep in mind the winston group is also headed by david winston, who's a gop opera
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 2:00am PST
been a rough week for the white house turkey. as you know, president obama pardoned the white house turkey last week. now republicans want to know what it knows about benghazi. a little dicey there. what else? americans spent $59 billion shopping over thanksgiving weekend. $59 billion. yeah. now china's going hey, we thought you were broke. where's our money? what is that all about? and today, of course, is cyber monday. this is the biggest online shopping day of the year, which of course, makes tomorrow identity theft tuesday. big, big holiday. >> can you believe this? a christian college is suing the obama administration over its health care law. yeah. they're citing the part in the bible where jesus refuses to heal a leper because it's a pre-existing condition. remember that part? the movie "lincoln" came in third at the box office this weekend. yeah. however experts agree it's still not lincoln's worst time at the theater. >> that's terrible to laugh at that. >> that's definitely a movie we have to see. el "early start" continues right now. >>> will they break the pledge? some r
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 4:00pm PST
white house. thanks. president obama has chosen a new head of the securities and exchange regulation. who heads wall street. her name is elise walter. she has been a member of the commission since president george w. bush appointed her in 2008. she is set now to replace mary shapiro who took over in the middle of the worst financial crisis since the great depression. mary shapiro is credited with leading the response but critics say she should have been more aggressive in pursuing those charges against those responsible for the crisis. a christian college can keep fighting the president's signature healthcare law. that's the ruling today from the supreme court. we're talking about liberty university in virginia. it challenged the requirement that large employers have to provide workers with healthcare coverage. the suit claims that forcing the school to cover birth control violates christian religious principles. it also challenges the so-called individual mandate. that mandate requires every american to get health insurance by 2014 or pay a penalty. last year, a federal appeals cour
FOX
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
promised spending cuts that won't materialize later. >> reporter: and president obama is holding a series of events at the white house and on the road trying to win more public support this week for his approach. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:44. wall street seems to be teetering on that fiscal cliff as investors wait too react. pam cook -- wait to react. pam cook is here to tell us what is it at stake. what is at stake? >> a lot. it's being discussed on capitol hill and being watched on wall street. in order to avoid this disaster, it involves tax and spending cuts. tough decisions will have to be made. many economists say for a fixed amount of revenue its eitherrier to remove deduction -- either to remove deductions. one item being discussed, interest on mortgages. >> the concern is if nothing is done, we have automatic tax increases, big tax increases and automatic spending cuts. that produces the fiscal drag the government is making -- is taking more income out of the taxes and pumping less into spending. the concern is that coul
Current
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
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FOX Business
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
clipper demint to the voters again. obama's heads to suburban philadelphia. white house officials will say he continues to make his case to keep them where they are earning less than two 1/5 thousand and those making more. after a week of meetings of ceo and business leaders but not any with congressional negotiators. >> instead of sitting down with lawmakers to work out agreement, he is back on the campaign trail with the same talking points. >> the president tries to dramatize what the president shows the 60% of voters agree the wealthy should pay more in taxes. >> and republicans are responding that house republicans will visit local small businesses to emphasize the threat to jobs posed by the small business tax hike. lori: the epa may impose new regulations on air quality and carbon emissions and now one of particular is trying to prevent them from going into effect and peter barnes has details. senator inhofe the most vocal critic of the epa, the heartland institute presented him with more than 16,000 petitions and that demand congress cohmad graner wrote agency cut the size and
FOX News
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
for obama by about 2.3 million votes. texas conservative state. california, dominated by liberal americans. both states have more minority voters than white voters. the overriding tradition of texas is that self-reliance rules. most voters there don't want government telling them what to do. therefore, they don't have a lot of social service. no state income tax in texas. however, get in the lone star state about $40 billion. there is a balanced budget amendment. by contrast california owes an astounding $167 billion. and it's running an annual deficit of about 9 billion. money they that can never never be paid back. what is california getting for all of that? high school graduation rate 37 out of 50 states. per capita income, $44,500. but, there is a 10.1% unemployment rate. crime number one. there are more prisoners in california than any other state. take a look at texas. high school ranks 44th. slightly above california. per capita income about 40,000 bucks per year. but there is relatively low unemployment 6.6%. convicts in state prisoners ranked number two behind california
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00pm PST
the one, the consulate in libya. >> the united nations on september 25, critics charge mr. obama double down. >> the united states government had nothing to do with the video. i believe its message must be rejected by all who respect our common humanity. >> white house briefing spokesman jay carney was pushed for explanation. >> what your questions seems to suggest is that it is more important that i or others use talking point provideed by the intelligence community, than what happened in benghazi. >> a congressional memo by fox news said the al-qaeda affiliated terrorists were involved in benghazi and assault on embassies in yemen and tunisia. senior fellow suggested terrorist attacks on 9/11 were not isolated events but were potentially linked. >> bret: big deal. we will continue to follow it. thank you. congressional negotiations going nowhere fast, president obama is appealing to a different constituency tonight in his bid to back away from the fiscal cliff. we have fox team coverage. chief washington correspondent james rosen is at the white house to tell us about the presi
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 9:00am PST
secrets. either way they were going to attack her because they want to attack obama. >> mccain has been tenacious as far as leaks from the white house and looking under every corner there's not a piece of information that should have been kept from the public. i want to play sound from him on sunday where he seemed to suggest he would have more of a conciliatory attitude towards u.n. ambassador susan rice. >> is there anything that ambassador rice can do to change your mind about her? >> sure. she can give everyone the benefit of explaining their position and the actions that they took. i'll be glad to have the opportunity to discuss these issues with her. >> she could conceivably get your vote for secretary of state? >> i think she deserves the ability and the opportunity to explain herself and her position. >> is this a case of bizarreo john mccain, the same guy that defended president obama against critics that said he was a muslim and can't be a president, and then he nominated sarah palin. >> i think it's another iteration of the game john mccain has been playing for a decade, goes
FOX Business
Nov 26, 2012 11:00pm EST
obama reelected to get a fiscal deal done, the white house is focussed on the middle class, they call senators, and house machines and tell them, -- house numbers, telling them, uncertainty is killing me but they fail to mention that tax hike with fiscal cliff, president obamaments tax hikes on those making more than $2 theft thousand a year, that will affect their middle class that their job creat creators the nor be able to y them. neil: the train has left that spending station. i should say that taxes will go up. leaving that aside. how do you make the argument that a deal by the end of the year, even if it is bad, is better than no deal, if ratings agents pounce on a crafty deal, let's say waded toward tax hikes not addressinggspending cuts, wouldn't credit agency seize on that and downgrade us just the same? >> absolutely. this is what we saw with debt ceiling last summer, we saw our credit rating go down. and if you want to talk about that, white house tapped tim geithner today, treasury secretary to head the fiscal talks, he is the one that said we should have a debt ceiling an
CNN
Nov 27, 2012 6:00am PST
president of mexico will visit the white house days before he takes office. enrique pena nieto will meet with president obama later today. wolf blitzer will sit down with the president-elect nieto and you will hear that interview later today on cnn. now, one of the topics the two leaders will likely discuss is immigration. it's a hot button issue between the united states and mechanixi. immigration laws in the united states have gotten tougher. yes, tougher. so tough, many families are returning to mexico from the united states. >> a 10-year-old boy is struggling with his homework. oscar is getting extra help from his father because he's having trouble adjusting to his new school. >> when you left you were in, what, fourth grade? >> third grade. >> the fifth grader is technically a foreigner in his homeland. he was born in arizona. >> i pledge allegiance -- >> has approximatet been difficult for you to be here in mexico? >> kind of. >> why? >> because i have to speak another language. >> oscar's 6-year-old sister, angie, also is an american citizen. she says she misses american stores, b
CSPAN
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am EST
of that. >> jay carney at the white house. was asked about the idea of going off the fiscal cliff. alan krueger, the chairman of president obama's economic advisers, he spoke about what would happen if we go off this so-called fiscal cliff. in this report put out by the white house, american consumers will spend 200 billion less in 2013 if the fiscal cliff is not averted according to this white house report. jay carney went on to say in this press briefing that president obama believes and understands that in order to achieve a deal, a compromise, that everybody has to make tough choices and he remains committed. but this is what he said about social security -- the white house is less interested in tackling the rising costs of social security during the current talks. so that is what is the latest coming out of the white house on the fiscal cliff talks. the two sides not scheduled to meet face to face. as you heard from the prevent of the congressional leaders are the weekend and the two sides separately meeting this week in washington with business leaders and as we said, unions
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:30am PST
"washington post" says private talks between president obama and top republicans including house speaker john boehner are accelerating. but the white house must contend with members of his own party who are pushing back against proposals that significantly reshape entitlement programs like medicare and social security. white house press secretary jay carney said yesterday the president is open to compromise and should republicans make a realistic proposal on taxes, they will meet them halfway. >> math tells us that you can't get the kind of balanced approach that you need without having rates be part of the equation. we haven't seen a proposal that achieves that, a realistic proposal, that achieves that. the reality is, closing loopholes and ending deductions as an alternative to raising rates on the top earners, top 2%, those making over $250,000, sounds good, but you have to look at the actual contents of those proposals. >>> and a new poll shows the majority of americans do want compromise in order to avoid the fiscal cliff. 67% say a deal should be a combination of spending c
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 8:00am PST
social security. jon: white house press secretary jay carney says president obama will not give on extending current tax rates on wealthy americans. on entitlements carney says the president is open to changes except when it comes to social security. >> the president has long made clear that he is open to discussions about strengthening social security as part of a separate track. jon: so is the u.s. economy heading for a plunge over the fiscal cliff? with us now, associate editor and columnist for "the hill", a.b. stoddard. so what are the folks that you cover there on capitol hill, what are they saying about the prospects here? >> well, in the last 10 days it starts to sound more and more like democrats don't really have a problem with going over the slope or the cliff. they won't really admit that but it seems that they're not working so hard to stop it. you see the white house trying to tell americans that there is going to be such a steep tax increase on the middle class that it could affect consumer spending at the holidays. that is 20% of total retail consumer demand for the
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:00pm PST
, white spy. this is crazy stuff. thank you. michael o'hanlon and jonathan landay. >>> elections have consequences and the democrats are feeling emboldened. they want to see taxes go up on the rich. will they give president obama room to negotiate some kind of deal that gets through this hell coming january 1st. they say they won, the other side lost, they're going to fight. >>> plus democrats are moving to end the so-called silent filibuster which republicans have used to quietly say if you don't have 60 votes, you ain't going nowhere. this is the big question, if they're successful it's possible, it's possible the democrats will be able to get some things done. we'll talk about that in a minute. they're going to be just like jimmy stewart finally. they're going to force them to actually filibuster like they did in mr. smith goes to washington. anytime they really want to shut down the senate. >>> and the democrats considered least likely to win back her senate seat beats the odds thanks to todd akin and is back for a second term. our friend the great claire mccaskill joins us tonigh
FOX Business
Nov 27, 2012 6:00pm EST
obama administration for transparency? >> well, the regulatory flexibility, he is supposed to publish to unify its in this. the white house had opposed any and have given no reason why. we are still clueless as to why their none of bang the regulatory flexibility act. gerri: no accounting for what they're doing, but i guess, you know, transparency is in the eyes of the beholder. thanks for coming on. restuffed. appreciate your time. >> thanks for having me. gerri: will be right back. [ male announcer ] at scottrade, we believe the more you know, the better you trade. so we have ongoing webinars and interactive learning, plus, in-branch seminars at over 500 locations, where our dedicated support teams help you know more so your money can do more. [ rodger ] at scottrade, seven dollar trades are just the start. our teams have the information you want when you need it. it's anothereason more investors are saying... [ all ] i'm witscottrade. can i still ship a gift in time r christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift?? ... whe [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress.
MSNBC
Nov 27, 2012 1:00am PST
the white house last week are using a giant inflatable fake pipeline to make their case that when president obama put off until after the election the decision about to approve the oil pipeline that the results of this alexei he shouldn't approve this pipeline when he gets around to it next year. the new york city police commissioner took a direct shot at the president when he said the president hadn't led on gun control. if you swing a dead cat near the capital, somebody would insist what the president must do first and foremost is comprehensive immigration reform. facing all of this advice and competing pressures, nobody can say what this president most wants to do in his second term. nobody can say what his agenda is going to be. but he and his white house and his presidential election campaign which has disbanded but still seems to be around, they have been more than clear that what the president is going to do first is work on getting the bush tax cuts extended for income levels below $250,000. that's the president's first priority. that's forced upon him by the expiration of
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 1:00pm EST
. >> indeed it does. welcome to "power lunch." it is a fiscal cliff faceoff. president obama meeting with small business leaders at the white house this afternoon to make his case for higher taxes ahead. we will also go to the home state of a kai player in tey pl talks. >>> the chevy volt struggling to work with car makers aed car buyers. why is general motors doubling down with its big bet in electric and has it jumped its sales? >>> facebook stock up 10% in the past week and 30% the past two months. has it finally turned a corpser? >>> speaking of corners, we have switched corners, tyler, the gentleman that he is, is braving you the snow and the ice in new york city and he is down on the floor of the new york estock exchange. >> a mucky day. not since 2008 has it been so high. more evidence the housing recovery is taking root. prices rising in the big cities but a warning we may head into a recession next year if the u.s. and europe don't solve their fiscal messes. right now the dow industrials a built of a breather down 21 points. >>> meanwhile, 34 days to the fiscal cliff. will a
CBS
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
before the fiscal cliff, the clock is ticking for president obama and congress. >> the clerk will read the communication. >> reporter: lawmakers are back at work and under the deadline pressure. >> we can solve the greatest economic emergency facing the nation today. >> reporter: white house economist say without a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff, americans may start closing their wallets during the critical holiday shopping season. and curb their spending well into next year. >> they think that it is important that congress extends the middle class tax cuts without delay, without drama. and it is because it will help to maintain the increase in the consumer confidence that we have seen. >> reporter: both sides say they are ready to compromise to avoid the nearly $600 billion in tax hikes and mandatory spending cuts, scheduled to kick in on january 1. but the taxes, they remain the sticking point. republicans and congress, they have been long opposed to any tax increases, but the gop lawmakers say that they are open to raising more revenues through the tax reforms. wyoming republican sa
Current
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
deal. >> i hate that place. >> i would rather have a whole sandwich or whole bowl of soup. >> obama: for the first time in our history the winners of the white house turkey party were chosen through a highly competitive online vote. once again nate silver completely nailed it. the guy is amazing. >> eliot: nate does get it right. florida takes a hard look at its stand your ground law and changes exactly nothing. that's next on "viewpoint." but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks or jumping into the market he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense from td ameritrade. you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. d-con. get out. unwrap your paradise. soft, sweet coconut covered in rich, creamy chocolate. almond joy and mounds. unwrap paradise. (vo) always
Current
Nov 26, 2012 8:00pm PST
that place. >> i would rather have a whole sandwich or whole bowl of soup. >> obama: for the first time in our history the winners of the white house turkey party were chosen through a highly competitive online vote. once again nate silver completely nailed it. the guy is amazing. >> eliot: nate does get it right. florida takes a hard look at its stand your ground law and changes exactly >> eliot: when a tragedy occurs the hope we cling to is that a lesson can be learned to prevent that tragedy from ever occurring again. following the senseless shooting of trayvon martin, governor rick scott created a specific task force to study the implications of effectiveness of the florida controversial stand your ground law. after eight months the task force has released the report that says it's pretty much fine as it is. they suggested only slight alterations to the law. joining us now is chris smith who formed his own task force to exam stand your ground, and david hemmingway conducting extensive research into the issue of gun violence. thank you for your time tonight. >> thank you. >> tha
FOX News
Nov 27, 2012 3:00am PST
has the bully pulpit and president obama intends to use it more and more, the white house says, to get across his message, his solution on the fiscal cliff. so today he will meet with small business owners here at the white house. tomorrow he will meet with middle class americans. and on friday, he'll make the public case for extending tax cuts on the middle class and raising taxes on families making more than $250,000 when he visits a business in pen opinion. the president's press secretary says on this highly charged issue, quote, public communication is essential. >> some of the lessons that we learned over the last four years have to do with always being mindful of the fact that engaging the public on these sometimes chewy policy debates is important because they care and they have a deep stake in the outcome of the debate. so we'll continue to do that. >> carney also says the president strongly opposes extending tax cuts for families making over $250,000. he says that's the president's, quote, firm position. democrats are standing with him on that. while republicans are asking wha
KRON
Nov 27, 2012 7:00am PST
seen in four years the dow was up 47. >> president obama looks like he is still campaigning. to make the public case for strategizing the fiscal cliff. friday he will be meeting with business owners, small business owners. at the white house today the president will meet and tomorrow with middle-class americans. >> an 18 year-old accused of killing a man and injuring and police officer will be arraigned this week. here is a video of the other suspect in this case who was in court last wednesday. there china find a connection between the two. both are being held for murder, armed robbery, and attempted murder of a police officer. the drama of a 14 year-old boy charged as an adult with attempted murder sexaul assault and kidnapping of a 65 year-old woman has been postponed. caviar king was scheduled to be arraigned in court yesterday. authorities say he of the to the woman at dusk force to drive several miles away where he assaulted and beat her before leaving her in a ditch. police described attack as random. >> the two leaders will be remembered today. the commemoration will have two
CNBC
Nov 27, 2012 2:00pm EST
-chief of your own life. a >>> you are looking at live pictures of the white house where in just a few minutes' time, small business leaders will meet with members of the obama administration. what are they gonna do? they are going to try to tackle the looming fiscal cliff. so, when it comes to cutting spending, the big questions are where and just how much? ammanoffers is on capitol hill, you have been looking at all the options, lay it out for us. >> so much of the sound and fury in this debate has been over taxes and tax cuts and where that side of equation is gonna go but don't forget, entitlement spending and discretionary and defense spending are going to be a big part of the solution to this. senator dick durbin today suggested that medicare, medicaid and social security ought to be taken off the table for the fiscal cliff covers this year. so where are they going to find these spending cuts? it's going to be kind of painful. take a look at what simpson boles proposes that is sort of the jumping off point for a lot of this debate. they say in the year 2015 going to have $372 bil
CNN
Nov 26, 2012 5:00pm PST
nobody is quite ready to cut a deal. another round of white house talks between congressional leaders and president obama was promised but is yet to materialize. a senate democratic leadership aide told us that staff level meetings p are meant to lay the groundwork haven't been very productive. one senate republican leadership aide accuses democrats of leaking details in order to portray republicans negatively. the aide notes that the talks are continuing, which ifrts can be read as some sort of progress. whether that's real progress or washington progress remains to be seen. >>> a lot to talk about starting with tennessee republican senator bob corker. senator corker, thanks very much for joining us. let's talk about grover norquist. no new taxes pledge. you said earlier in your career, you told cbs morning news earlier today and i'm quoting now, you said you're not obligated on the pledge adding the only thing that i'm honoring is the oath that i take when i'm sworn in this january. so what exactly did you mean by that? did you suggest, did you mean that under certain circum
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